Shopify is an ecommerce platform that allows you to set up an online store and sell your products to an International audience.  It is widely loved by small businesses because it is easy to use and manage.

Together in this (approximately) 25-hour course on Building Your Website, you’ll learn how to set up your very own website using Shopify with a minimum 5 products for sale.

By the time your 14 day trial is complete, you’ll be selling your products to the world! The training will be delivered through a combination of pre-loaded instructional videos showing the steps involved in setting up the online shop, and live webinars with Q&A and discussion on progress throughout the 10 day course.

Course schedule

Sept 21st at 2pm 

This pre-course webinar will provide you with an overview of the training, whether the programme is right of you, marketing considerations for your business, and demonstration of tools. This session is an opportunity to explain the programme and ensure that participants are clear on objectives and level of commitment.

An invitation to register for the 10 day course will be issued.

It is essential that you attend the Pre-Course Webinar to establish if this course is right for you and your business.

Oct 5th – 2pm – 3.30pm

Day 1 – Module 1 – Live Session, course introduction, and qualities of an effective website, with collaborative discussion: The group will review the skills, abilities and what is required to build their own website, key considerations when creating a website. Questions and concerns about technology, costs, product considerations, and platforms will be addressed.

Day 2 – Module 2 – Instructional Video – What is Shopify? Shopify vs other platforms? Setting up your 14 day free trial on Shopify

Oct 8th – 2pm – 3.30pm

Day 4 – Module 3 – Live Session, Review progress, Address any questions, collaborative discussion on content. Creating content, images and text for your website

Day 5 & 6 – Module 4 – Instructional Video – Choosing a free theme. Creating ‘About’ & ‘Contact’ pages. Creating Collections and adding your first products.

Oct 12th – 2pm – 3.30pm

Day 7 – Module 5 – Live Session, Review progress, address any questions, collaborative discussion on content. Creating content, images and text for your website

Day 8 – Module 6 – Instructional Video – Set up shipping methods, set up payment methods, stripe/paypal account, styling your theme, integrating with Facebook, Go live!

Oct 16th – 2pm – 3.30pm 

Day 10- Module 7 – Live Session, Review progress to date, review websites and provide practical suggestions on next steps.

Click here to register for the course

This is a Clare Local Development Company programme.  It is funded by the LEADER Programme


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